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IISER Kolkata MS Program in Space Physics Admission 2018



IISER Kolkata MS Program in Space Physics 2018


IISER Kolkata MS Program in Space Physics Admission 2018- Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Kolkata announces Master’s Program for Autumn Semester 2018
IISER Kolkata

  • The Center of Excellence in Space Sciences India (CESSI) at IISER Kolkata invites applications from students with background in Physics and Engineering who are highly motivated to pursue a research career in areas related to space science
  • CESSI is a multi-institutional Center established at IISER Kolkata by the MHRD, Govt. of India and its research focus includes solar physics, space weather, gravitational wave astrophysics, computational astrophysics and space- and ground-based instrumentation support and development

Master’s Program offered by CESSI is a unique blend of thematic courses and a research project allowing integration of fundamental knowledge while developing proficiency in astrophysics and space science research.

Further details about CESSI and its research focus are available at

Important Dates

  • Application Deadline: 20 May 2018
  • Interview Dates: Will be notified on the website and short-listed candidates will be informed by email
  • It is expected that the interviews and selection process will be completed by June 2018

Duration of Program

  • Duration of Program – 2 years (4 semesters)


  • As per Government norms


Eligibility Criteria

  • Recent Bachelor degree in Engineering or Physics with first class or equivalent grade point average and qualification in either GATE or any other national eligibility test such as JEST
  • Candidates from allied engineering sciences such as Instrumentation, Electronics/ Telecommunication Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, Computer Science / Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Optical & Optoelectronics Engineering, and Engineering Physics with interest in instrumentation, Control, & Computational modelling related to astrophysical space sciences are strongly encouraged to apply
  • International students may apply as per relevant Govt. of India or Institutional guidelines that may be determined from time-to-time


Selection Process

  • Based on the evaluation of the applications, some candidates will be shortlisted and called for interview
  • Recommendation letters may be sought for short-listed candidates
  • Final selection is based on the basis of performance in the interview, academic background of the candidate and any other criterion determined by the selection committee
  • No candidate may be selected if suitable candidates of sufficient quality are not found


Application Process

  • Candidates can apply online
  • Please have your picture (soft copy, preferably in JPG or PNG format) ready. Please read the department wise eligibility criteria carefully
  • The applicants should open the link ( and properly fill the application form as instructed. The form can be opened and edited/corrected until the last date


IISER Kolkata

Mohanpur Campus, Mohanpur-741252 (Estd by the MHRD, Govt. of India), Email, Website
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